11 August 2022
PRESS RELEASE: ACCIDENT INVOLVING GAF PERSONNEL OF THE PRESIDENTIAL CONVOY
- The Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) High Command regrets to inform the general public of a Road Traffic Accident (RTA) involving its personnel serving in the State Guards Battalion. The accident which involved 5 soldiers who were travelling as part of the rear party of the Presidential Convoy occurred today Thursday 11 August 2022 around Ndemban Village.
- According to reports gathered so far, there were several fatalities. However, the Military Police in collaboration with the Gambia Police Forces are investigating the circumstances leading to the cause of the accident. The general public would be duly informed of any developments as the situation unfolds.
- We fervently pray for the deceased to rest in eternal peace and for the speedy recovery of the injured soldiers.
LAMIN K SANYANG
for the Chief of Defence Staff